Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories

Berry, M. and Philo, G. (2006) Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories. Pluto Press: London, UK. ISBN 9780745325668

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Following on from their acclaimed book Bad News from Israel, Mike Berry and Greg Philo present a concise guide to the Israel-Palestine conflict. The book covers key events in chronological order, in each case examining various historical accounts and presenting the beliefs of key thinkers across the ideological spectrum, from Edward Said to Binyamin Netanyahu. Starting with the emergence of the Zionist movement in the nineteenth century and the figures who shaped it, the authors go on to cover the founding of Israel and its subsequent history up to an including the "roadmap for peace," the construction of the Wall, the death of Arafat, and the withdrawal from Gaza. This uniquely accessible book will appeal to anyone looking for an approachable introduction to the competing histories of the region.

Item Type:Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Philo, Professor Gregory
Authors: Berry, M., and Philo, G.
Subjects:J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Publisher:Pluto Press
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